[linux-elitists] doubleclick.net cookies for all!

kmself@ix.netcom.com kmself@ix.netcom.com
Mon Jul 3 12:24:17 PDT 2000


On Mon, Jul 03, 2000 at 11:13:43AM -0700, Heather wrote:
> > On Sun, Jul 02, 2000 at 10:16:38PM -0700, Don Marti wrote:
> >> begin  kmself@ix.netcom.com quotation of 
> >> Sun, Jul 02, 2000 at 03:38:09PM -0700:
> > > > KeyError: set-cookie
> > > 
> > > Getting that error every time you run the second script (get1id.py)?
> > > The first script (getid.py) just silently retries -- sometimes it gets
> > > a cookie sometimes it doesn't. But if you _never_ get a cookie...we may
> > > have discovered something.
> > 
> > Looks like every time.  I tried looping:
> > 
> >    while :; do ./get1id.py; done
>  
> Hm, look, oreo crumbles.
> 
> > ...and it's pretty consistant over a couple of minutes.
>  
> #lynx.cfg defenses:
> COOKIE_REJECT_DOMAINS: ...

???  Non seq?

> You know who to put there!  It can also insist on strict conformance to
> cookie specs, for shopping sites you feel a need to annoy :)
> 
> > > Anyway, I thought I'd inflict my latest attempt at learning the GIMP
> > > on you people: http://zgp.org/rbhl/
> 
> It's kinda cute.  But my lynx visit wonders: was there some reason you did
> it in two halves?  Doesn't that fare the danger that some graphical weenies
> will have it lining up wrong?  (can't be that half was a link, pseudo imagemap
> style, because it wasn't.)

The two halves lets him nest text under what would otherwise be part of
the image, under a graphical browser.  I suppose a background image
(ugh) or CSS (double-ugh) might work as well.

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